Troopers investigate fatal Alligator Alley crash

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Florida Highway Patrol troopers investigated a deadly crash along Alligator Alley in far western Broward County Monday morning.

The crash happened just before 7 a.m. on the westbound lanes of the highway, near the Snake Road exit.

According to FHP, the driver of a Lincoln MKZ, a 27-year-old Naples man, rear-ended a Dodge Ram chassis cab truck and then another Ram pickup for “reasons still under investigation” and then went off the road.

The Lincoln driver, whose name wasn’t released pending family notification, was pronounced dead, troopers said.

The wreck caused delays for hours. Traffic homicide investigators were at the scene investigating.

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